Seiki has announced it will be the first major TV brand to introduce HD TV models in the UK featuring the new Freeview Connect TV service.
Freeview Connect is a next-generation connected TV service, enabling all the Freeview channels via Internet and embedded streaming media channels available in the market, such as Netflix and YouTube. Seiki will offer Freeview Connect in its upcoming 32-, 40-, 50-inch HD TV models by Q3 2015 with plans to expand to additional screen sizes by Q4 2015.
“The goal of integrating Freeview Connect to Seiki TVs is to enable universal access to public service broadcasts via connected TVs in the UK market,” comments Mickey Cho, general manager at Seiki UK. “Seiki is proud to be one of the major TV brands working with Digital UK to build and provide Freeview-branded connected TVs. Seiki aims to bring to the market its own unique approach to make the connected TV experience simple and accessible to every TV buyer.”